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Charles Thomas FOOKES

Regimental number7971
Place of birthFitzroy Victoria
SchoolHeyfield State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationChemist's storeman
Address20 Malakoff Street, St Kilda East, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Edith May Fookes, 20 Malakoff Street, St Kilda East, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed 8 years with Citizen forces Garrison Artillery.
Enlistment date11 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentBombardier
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 16
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 1 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death37
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row I, Grave No. 25), Ypres, belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William aned Mary FOOKES; husband of Edith Mary FOOKES, 9 Chapel Street, St. Kilda, Victoria. Native of Melbourne, Victoria

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